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AROUND TOWN

Humanitarian Oneida 'Mother' Branch dies at 92

Oneida "Mother" Branch, 92, who for years collected and provided food and clothing for East Palo Alto's needy, died of natural...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Mother Branch's Granddaughter, on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 2783 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto woman missing in waters near beach

A search is underway today for two Bay Area residents missing since Monday evening in the waters off Bonny Doon State Beach...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Heidi Kling , on Jan 20, 2016 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 7210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heavy rainfall hits Bay Area

The Bay Area is facing another wave of heavy rainfall on Tuesday morning that could bring rock slides and other problems...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jan 20, 2016 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 5335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rethinking College Admissions NYT Op-Ed

Well, at least they are addressing this issue that college admission standards are hurting our children. We still need the...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by College Parent, on Jan 20, 2016 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 645 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's golf course redesign up for review

Palo Alto's evolving effort to bring a "Wow!" factor to its Baylands golf course and to build three athletic fields next...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 19, 2016 at 6:04 pm | 23 comments | 4807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers hope to benefit from strong economy

Soaring tax revenues from new hotels and other sources have improved Palo Alto's economic climate, allowing city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by CW, on Jan 19, 2016 at 3:51 pm | 9 comments | 4743 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US will track secret buyers of luxury real estate

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/14/us/us-will-track-secret-buyers-of-luxury-real-estate.html?_r=0 "Concerned...

Original post made by about time on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 9 comments | 806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's No. 3 football ranking is one for the ages

The ugly loss to Northwestern to start the season is all but forgotten by the Stanford football team, which climbed to No....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by macbaldy, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 9 comments | 8757 Views

SPORTS

No break for local prep hoop teams on a busy MLK holiday

==B Monday's prep roundup== While most high school students in the area took Monday off for the Martin Luther King holiday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by name, on Jan 19, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 3192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men charged in downtown Palo Alto homicide to stand trial

Two men implicated in the death of a Palo Alto tennis instructor during a drunken brawl in December 2014 must stand trial,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 19, 2016 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 5265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crisis training, teams aim to prevent police shootings

The Dec. 25 shooting death of a mentally ill man by Palo Alto police has raised questions regarding the officers' crisis...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Motown, on Jan 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 3682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Stanford student sentenced in poisoning case

Xiangyu Ouyang, a former Stanford University graduate student who [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/print/2015/04/01/stanford-graduate-student-accused-of-poisoning-lab-mates...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 8002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Dualitas offers exotic ware, Coupa Cafe opens second location

Dualitas is a one-of-a-kind jewelry store that opened this past year in Town & Country Village. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 9474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Charles Wibel, on Jan 18, 2016 at 6:57 am | 9 comments | 22446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents vaccinating their child makes the national news

Time Magazine: http://time.com/4173973/mark-zuckerberg-vaccination-max/ NBC Today Show: http://www.today.com/parents/mark-zuckerberg-takes-baby-max-doctor-vaccines-new-photo-t66191...

Original post made by parent on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Thinking, on Jan 18, 2016 at 5:52 am | 13 comments | 833 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women let Pac-12 hoops game get away to Beavers

Stanford missed nine of its final 10 shots while host Oregon State made its last seven shots and the 12th-ranked Beavers...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2016
Last comment by Karl Drobnic, on Jan 17, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 3621 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Losing LaserQuest and Dance Studio in MountainView?

According to the MV Voice, LinkedIn is forcing Cheryl Burke dance studio and LaserQuest to close. http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2015/09/08/save-the-last-dance This...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by BP, on Jan 17, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 15 comments | 1928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board urged to be 'bold' yet also exercise caution on new-school plans

There was a mixed bag of reactions Tuesday night to Palo Alto Superintendent Max McGee's and his Enrollment Management Advisory...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jan 17, 2016 at 10:30 pm | 38 comments | 4000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks at paid parking downtown

As Palo Alto prepares to expand and refine the new parking-permit program for downtown's residential streets, the city is...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 17, 2016 at 7:48 pm | 42 comments | 5639 Views

RESTAURANTS

Season of pho

There's not yet a study to back it up, but I'm convinced there's a strong correlation between cold, rainy weather and cravings...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Food Critic, on Jan 17, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 9795 Views
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